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Bishop Steven awards school leavers in Claydon

First published on: 14th July 2022

In the penultimate visit in his series of listening and learning, Bishop Steven visits the Claydon Deanery in Buckinghamshire.


Yellow Braces 2022

First published on: 14th July 2022

Young people from across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire gather for fun and friendship at the diocesan youth weekend.


Clergy comings and goings

First published on: 13th July 2022

Clergy comings and goings in the Diocese of Oxford for March to June 2022.


Oxford achieves Bronze Eco Diocese award

First published on: 12th July 2022

The Diocese of Oxford has been awarded the A Rocha Bronze Eco Diocese status in recognition of its commitment to environmental stewardship.


Churches awarded over £100,000 for community projects 

First published on: 12th July 2022

‹‹‹‹‹‹‹The Development Fund has awarded grants to eight churches, across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire, to support a range of local church and community projects including a healing garden and youth work to help combat knife crime.


Bishop Steven in Buckingham Deanery

First published on: 8th July 2022

The Bishop of Oxford visits Maids Moreton CE School and walks Thornborough's new prayer labyrinth on a trip to Buckingham Deanery.


Craft and discipleship

First published on: 7th July 2022

In Ducklington, West Oxfordshire, a small group of avid crafters meet regularly on Fridays for an afternoon of creativeness, conversation, and prayer.


Bishop Steven in Oxford

First published on: 7th July 2022

On Tuesday 5 July, Bishop Steven joined clergy, lay leaders and school children in the Oxford Deanery.


A simple solution to save money and energy

First published on: 6th July 2022

Now is the perfect time to have an energy audit of your church, as energy bills are going up, faculty rules for installing new heating systems are changing, and the urgency to tackle the climate crisis is ever more pressing.


32 new deacons ordained

First published on: 4th July 2022

32 new deacons ordained at Christ Church Cathedral in three services on Saturday 2 July.


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